Samza Articles

  • ShareAnalytics1

    New Analytics for Sharing on LinkedIn: See Who’s Viewed Your Post

    November 1, 2016

    Coauthor: Bharath Kumarasubramanian   If you’re sharing content on LinkedIn, you’re positioning yourself as a thought leader among the largest group of professionals assembled on the web. With more than 460 million members, LinkedIn is the place you want to be to share your expertise and discuss issues that matter to you with other like-minded professionals. But...

  • streamprocess1

    Stream Processing Hard Problems Part II: Data Access

    August 22, 2016

    This post is the second in a series of posts that discuss some of the hard problems in stream processing. In the previous post, we explored the use of lambda architecture in stream processing and discussed techniques to avoid it. In this post, we’ll focus on one of the main bottlenecks in high scale stream processing applications: “accessing data.” Background...

  • Stream Processing Hard Problems – Part 1: Killing Lambda

    June 27, 2016

    We live in an age where we want to know relevant things happening around the world as soon as they happen; an age where digital content is updated instantly based on our likes and dislikes; an age where credit card fraud, security breaches, device malfunctions and site outages need to be detected and remedied as soon as they happen. It is an age where events are...

  • RocksDB

    Stream processing with Apache Samza - Current and Future

    January 26, 2016

    At LinkedIn, events pertaining to application and system monitoring, member behavior tracking, inter-application communication, etc.,...

  • Prototyping Venice: Derived Data Platform

    August 10, 2015

    This is an interview with Clement Fung, who interned with the Voldemort team last year and liked LinkedIn so much that he decided to...

  • Early Architecture

    A Brief History of Scaling LinkedIn

    July 20, 2015

    LinkedIn started in 2003 with the goal of connecting to your network for better job opportunities. It had only 2,700 members the first...